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Calgary Oliver Bowen LRT Maintenance Facility

PNR RailWorks constructed, ballasted and surfaced rail and also installed embedded and direct-fixation track in and around the Oliver Bowen LRT Maintenance Facility (OBMF) located in Northeast Calgary.
Project Highlights 
  • Constructed, ballasted and surfaced 3 miles of 100-lb. rail
  • Installed 3,000 feet of embedded track
  • Installed 700 feet of direct-fixation track
  • Installed 32 turnouts and 27 switch heaters
Calgary, Alberta
Customer 
City of Calgary
Business Unit 
PNR RailWorks
Project Description 

PNR RailWorks served as principal contractor for this $6.5 million project for the Oliver Bowen LRT Maintenance Facility (OBMF) located in Northeast Calgary.  Crews constructed, ballasted and surfaced rail and also installed embedded and direct-fixation track in and around the facility, which was constructed for Calgary Transit to inspect, maintain, service, store and dispatch 60 light-rail vehicles.

Project Scope 

PNR RailWorks constructed, ballasted and surfaced 3 miles of track consisting of 100-lb. rail and concrete ties. Crews also constructed 3,000 feet of embedded track and 700 feet of direct-fixation track, and installed 32 turnouts and 27 switch heaters.